Sir James Hopwood Jeans (1877-1946), Mathematician, astronomer and theoretical physicist
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Mathematician and astrophysicist; taught at Princeton (1905-9) and Cambridge (1904-12); among many theories he developed were those concerning the dynamics of gases and the idea that matter is constantly being formed in the universe; published numerous popularisations of science and philosophy.
vintage print, 16 November 1936
whole-plate film negative, 16 November 1936